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Interviewing a potential attorney 

It's time to consult an attorney to get a broader legal view of your pending divorce.  You will look for an attorney to have the background, rate and "court side manner" that provides you the best representation.   Your goal is to dissolve your marriage with the least amount of time, problems and legal fees.  There is no way to sugar coat a divorce intertwined with emotional drama and pain.  So, from this point on, know that your attorney is your attorney and not your therapist.  It's time to toughen up and speak law, or at least understand it so that you can get the best settlement possible.

What to ask your attorney in the first interview

There will be many aspects of your situation that we can not fully anticipate specific to your state and circumstances, but generally you will want to include the following in your interview(s) or initial consultation:

You will consider the attorney(s) you interviewed.  Proceed to the next article in our Legal Guide, "Why you should like your attorney" to help you in determining if the attorney(s) you met are a good fit to represent you in your divorce.         

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